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The Alpine Club, the world’s first mountaineering club, was founded in 1857.  For over 150 years, members have been at the leading edge of worldwide mountaineering development and exploration. 

With membership, experienced and aspiring alpinists benefit from a varied meets programme, regional lectures with notable guest speakers, reduced rates at many alpine huts, opportunity to apply for grants to support expeditions, significant discounts at many UK retailers, extensive networking contacts, access to the AC Library and maps - and more! 

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Latest Articles

  • Alpine ClubCast 14 – 7th July at 19:30 +

    The Six Great North Faces Part 2 - hosted by AC The Rucksack Club and Alpine Club, two of Britain’s oldest Read More
  • Alpine ClubCast 13 – 30th June at 19:30 +

    Alpine Rock to Remember Nick Simons, Nicholas Smith and Richard Ive After the very popular Alpine ClubCast4, which looked at Read More
  • Alpine ClubCast 12 – 23rd June at 19:30 +

    The Six Great North Faces - Part 1 The Rucksack Club and Alpine Club, two of Britain’s oldest mountaineering clubs, combine Read More
  • Alpine ClubCast 11 – 16th June at 19:30 +

    Artists of the Alpine Club William Mitchell, John Colton, Ben Tibbetts We are celebrating mountaineering artists past and present: First, Read More
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Upcoming Events

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Expeditions

Use the boxes below to explore the expeditions section

Questions

Any questions relating to expeditions ? send us an email.

Funding

The AC and the MEF can provide funding for certain expeditions, the AC also has a climbing grant for AC teams

Reports

The AC holds a vast library of material relating to expeditions both online and on paper

Expeditions

Expeditions are at the core of the Alpine Club's purpose and culture. Use the boxes on the left to navigate the expedition section.


Questions

Any questions relating to expeditions? Send us an email.


Funding

The AC and the MEF can provide funding for certain expeditions, the AC also has a climbing grant for AC teams


Reports

The AC holds a vast library of material relating to expeditions both online and on paper.

 

The Himalayan Index has been compiled from journals, magazines and books in the Alpine Club Library